[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Re: usb mouse

From: Daniel Stone daniel.stone at nokia.com
Date: Fri Oct 27 11:23:46 EEST 2006
On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 01:17:22PM -0400, ext Bob Herrmann wrote:
> Ok, so If I change the cursor to be visible, does the 770 work with any 
> usb mouse?   Or is there a configuration change I need to make to the X 
> server?

Unfortunately it needs non-trivial configuration changes to the X
server.  In IT2005/2006, this actually requires _code_ changes (sorry,
not my fault).  But this has been rectified, and future relase etc.

> This is for the use case "I'm traveling and have 3 hours to tinker in a 
> hotel and want to use a travel mouse and keyboard to hack a python/ruby 
> ditty to tabulate my expenses" - which is a pretty hard sell to anyone 
> other than the developer crowd.  

Understood.  My ADSL line was down for a good fortnight, and all I had
was that and a Bluetooth keyboard.  'Twas good fun.


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